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. good afternoon thanks for joining us i am dan ponce sake in for steve sanders >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's marcella raymond is outside wrigley field with the latest ... >>jim hendry said that he was warned by the owner in july that he would be out ... >>he had a 500 record with the cubs but that was not enough for the ownership of the team they needed a fresh approach ... >>the goal is to win the world series and to do that we must get better i believe that by bringing in new leadership we may get some different perspectives and when some more ball games ... >>i'm not believe the problems come as a good man. we just didn't win enough ball games that's the bottom line. we took a text pole from viewers and 91 percent said that jim hendry did need to go after all this time ... >>a fan i spoke to said change was needed >>it's about time we as cubs fans and the last three or four years have been struggling watching them try to put a competitive baseball team out there on the field ... teams l
.s. senate and house are expected to vote on that agreement later today good afternoon i am steve sanders >>and done dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching a ceramic country on wgn america and on the web debate on the debt ceiling agreement could begin at midday and the senate later in the house the deal announced last night by president obama raises the debt ceiling through next year and calls for 2.4 trillion dollars in deficit reduction over the next 10 years it includes no tax increases a key demand of republicans the president said that it is in the plan he preferred but senate majority leader harry reid called it a remarkable compromise harry reid and senate republican leader mitch mcconnell are urging their colleagues to support it >>there is no framework to review that will insure a significant cuts in washington spending ... >>the white house has sent vice- president joe biden to capitol hill today to rally support among house and senate democrats ... >>wgn political analyst and host of politics tonight paul lisnek joins us now ... >>you have to give credit to the
urging his followers to go out into the streets and fight >>good afternoon i am steve sanders. >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers were watching us around the country and wgn america and on the web. >>the latest audio message aired on a khaddafi loyalists previous station ... its surface today as a rebel commander told cnn that the rebels believe muammar gadhafi might be holed up in a cluster of buildings near his compound. our reports that gaddafi was surrounded have been proven wrong how the rebels seized control of the compound two days ago but they have continued to battle pro khaddafi fighters ... in today's audio message the speaker clamming to be khaddafi urges people not to leave tripoli for the rats and calls on them to go out into the streets and fight he has described his adversaries as rats once before ... >>our terrorism analyst this year to wan ... >> >>it's all but over ... hopefully there will not be any more unnecessary loss of life ... >>as we did with egypt you see celebration and jubilation in the streets but that's not the case here ... >>if the word ha
afternoon i am steve sanders ... >>and i'm dina bair. we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >>wgn's robert jordan is live at the cook county criminal courts building with more on the top story ... >>police turned up the heat in this case over the weekend they arrested a 17 year-old timothy jones in connection with the shooting death of charinez jefferson ... she was pregnant at the time of the shooting and neighbors and authorities continued to search and this weekend there were able to find a suspect by a in a neighborhood source ... >>there was word on the street that was timothy and if it's not that timothy i think if he knew another timothy wood said something ... >>the rest in the suspect of the suitingshooting of a young girl is given little comfort to her mother ... it'd cold-blooded murder ... >>had a shot her one time i could say may be ok it was an accident was an unintended but he shot her multiple times ... >>jefferson is now caring for a 16 month old grandson charinez jefferson first child the baby she was carryin
good afternoon i and steve sanders. >> in den dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country and wgn america and on the web. >> the net and steve that is correct some schools already in session as the school board begins to try and debate the controversial budget that hope that they hope will sell some of the problems they said they have already located $40 million but still no one knows for sure ... they are asking teachers to stay longer days in the classroom and also want more days in the year parents marched outside and said they too are in favor of launder days barry were chanting the want to 90 more minutes they said the one today extended in the school year lankan by several days and that too would still have to be negotiated but the chicago teachers union is currently opposed to those changes because they violate the terms of their contract they are also accusing the city of violating ... parents and community leaders are saying that more time in the classroom would improve the quality of the system . >> we are asking one of these methods for improv
'm steve sanders >>and and nancy loo we welcome our viewers around the country on wgn america and on the web ... >>all the major indices are in negative territory at the exchange's amid worry over the european debt crisis ... >>senate majority harry reid and majority leader mitch mcconnell have that name to the new super committee that will help to renew it reduce the nation's debt ... >>harry reid selected senators john kerry of massachusetts patty murray of washington and memax baucus of montana republicans jon kyl of arizona pat to me of pennsylvania and rob portman of ohio will also serve on the 12 member panel that will target areas to cut more than a trillion dollars from the federal budget 3 house members from each party will also be named to the super committee >>standard and poor's decision to downgrade the nation's credit rating could have a negative impact here in illinois but at this point no one knows for sure chicago tribune ghat, reports that the cost of borrowing money could increase for both the consumers and for the state and illinois treasurer dan ruther
at the white house good afternoon i am steve sanders and i'm tonya francisco ... we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... robert jordan has a live report with more on the s&p decision ... >>when this was done friday we realize there would be lots of volatility when the markets opened this morning and it has sent shivers through wall street we've seen a great deal of activity ... >>you heard the expression to understand their do something well advisers are telling you to do the opposite ... >>the u.s. is still a safe haven and worthy of short-term investment ... >>china and japan have lower ratings and europe spain greece and italy and portugal are all worse off than the united states ... many investors are flocking to gold which is soaring like a rocket ... >>people don't generally know what's going on in the world when you see gold moving the way it is that some people out there scared and not really having an idea of what is truly happening ... >>all of the uneasiness has been brought to the surface following that acrimonious de
deal ... good afternoon i'm steve sanders >>and an dina bair we welcome you watching on wgn america and on the web ... the debt ceiling will be raised through next year through this compromise plan where a committee will be established to look for a long term fiscal reform ... we aborts now from michigan democrat carl levin ... >>and its ideology so extreme reeks economic havoc if these conservatives do not get their way ... >>liberal democrats in the house like jesse jackson jr. and jan schakowsky did not vote yes for the bill and republicans kym johnson joe walsh and randy hultgren voted no for the bill ... >>agreeing on a debt deal has been a long and stressful ordeal but the house was all smiles when gabrielle giffords made a surprise appearance on the floor to cast her vote for the first time since being shot in january she was given a standing ovation she voted in support of the bill ... >>we were also blown away ... there was not a dry eye in the house i whispered to myself welcome back i really didn't know her what a moment it was really amazing she made it ... >>gabrie
begins in the aftermath of hurricane irene ... good afternoon i am robert jordan in for steve sanders. >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... >>before it moved on to canada as a much weekend storm irene caused dangerous flooding and power outages from n.c. to new england this weekend at least 24 deaths are now blamed on the storm vermont is experiencing some of the worst flooding in more than 80 years for mines and emergency management department says that homes have been knocked off their foundations and about 260 roads across that state are impacted by the flooding many are under water president obama promises hope for storm victims but he said the recovery will take time ... >>it will take time to recover from a storm of this magnitude the effects are still being felt in new england ... >>there is severe flooding in parts of upstate new york as well seven families from brooklyn who thought they had to escape the storm were stranded in the catskill mountains after the bridges crumbled around them in nor
... >>good afternoon i'm steve sanders and i'm nancy loo we welcome people who are watching around the country and wgn america and on the web ... >>lets go but jordan who has the latest on the markets ... >>we have some demonstrators behind me they are outside the bank of america protesting the mortgage situation but back to the stock market ... there was some turnaround today ... >>the chairman of the federal reserve will be a sharing his comments shortly ... but the market for the most part today has been moving positively ... however the market does not like uncertainty ... there is kind of the state of fear and panic but there is a silver lining to all of this ... >>fear and panic could also breed opportunity ... >>today many investors went bargain hunting after yesterday's giants sell-off others sought sanctuary in gold ... >>cool is beginning to rally people cannot get their hands on that asset quite enough ... >>politicians are still bitter over the way that that debt ceiling was handled last week >>that standard and poor's downgrade was awful they focused exclusivel
are still searching for the driver left the scene could afternoon i am steve sanders and i am nancy loo we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn is muriel clair is live at the children's hospital and oak lawn with the latest on the girls' crown condition which is6 c1critical and the ensuing investigation 6 c1baen the girl was hit last night in the gresham community she is in critical condition her family is6 c1 her one little girl got away from her mother's hand and ran out into the street with a car hit6 c13 her and the car behind him hit him and knocked him over her ... we tended to the little girl and3 he drove off. the police say he was going west3 on a seventh straight the car is6 c1 described as a dark colored sedan of honda or hydai aurora police are releasing new3 details about the disappearance of a six year-old boy in me for i pads and and her son timothy will last seen leaving his school on may 11th amy was found dead in rockford hotel three days later authorities said she committed suicide police have3 asked experts to a
compound of muammar gadhafi. good afternoon. i am steve sanders. >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... >>french president nicolai sarkozy and president barak obama discussed the libyan situation in a phone call today and they believe the end of the muammar gadhafi regime is near libyan rebels say that the fight is finished at gaddafi's compound and that they could even swim in his swimming pool but u.s. ambassador to the united nations susan rice, says the situation remains fluid and libya and fighting is still going on cnn's reporter on the scene says the libyan people are scared and leaving in droves khaddafi claims that he is alive and well and tripoli and not going to leave libya according to an interfax report ... >>and data spokeswoman said that his 42 year rule and libya is over >>the sooner he realizes this the better >>gaddafi's son saif al-islam made an appearance in tripoli early today and spoke to reporters more than a day after rebels claimed they captured him with his ambassador u.s.
are in critical condition good afternoon 9 steve sanders. >> and diane dina bair we welcome our viewers were watching us around the country and on the web amy rutledge is that the hospital with the latest on the firefighters conditions. >> they tell me they are now in stable condition but with burns to their bases hands and respiratory systems they're very lucky to be alive after being caught in such a dangerous situation. >> from what i understand there was a flashover and who were caught in a very tight place and i got out very quickly. >> firefighters say it started in the basement and spread quickly up the walls and into the attic they were knocking down fires on the second-floor when the room suddenly was engulfed in flames once the firefighters were injured and another team moved in to save them and it is most likely why they are alive today. >> we have the have them some treatment for the byrnes their families are up there with them . >> firefighter is actually where an alarm on their equipment and if they stop moving for 30 seconds the alarm will sound the alarm is what save their li
prevention bureau could face firing for alleged fraud. good afternoon i am steve sanders. >>and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... >>nancy loo is live with the report on the north side ... >>at an event here just a while ago mayor emmanuel said he was looking forward to the inspector general's report of expense pad and within the fire protection bureau ... the inspector would not comment on that chicago sun times report but he did say that he uncovered six figures in fraud among these fire prevention inspectors mayor emanuel expects that there will be systematic change and more discipline to follow >>this has a history it is repetitive after reading when i read today it's been feeling like groundhog day it's not just a personal issue is a cultural issue and i have sent a directive to deal with it and get to the root of it >>firing would lead to grievances and legal fees that would exceed what was uncovered and the scale of the abuse but a zero tolerance policy will definitely be put in place ... summer
am robert jordan in for steve sanders and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... when degusted up to 70 mi. per hour and the outdoor stage scaffolding collapsed on to some of the 12,000 people gathered for a concert headlined by the country group sugarland five people were killed including a chicago woman and a resident of northwest indiana and dozens more were injured indiana gov. mitch daniels called a freakish accident forecasters had predicted for at least two hours that a storm could hit the area when concertgoers and officials warned that severe weather was on the way ... >>the storm had first put the state fair closed for a day to focus on the investigation ... affair reopen this morning with a public memorial for five people killed in the stage collapsed hundreds of people turned out for this morning service at the state fair grounds flowers were presented and the names of some the five victims were read mourners also honor the dead and injured with the moment of silence and later sank amazing grace ...
are on the scene. good afternoon i am robert jordan and for steve sanders and i'm dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web ... >>that explosion happened around 10:00 this morning that 60 mi. southwest of chicago it's a community of less than 2000 people the addresses listed as natural gas pipeline co. of america at least two of the five victims have been seriously injured at this hour the building has been secured the cause of the explosion is not known but the kankakee county sheriff's department said that it was not due to a gas leak >>questions remain in the aftermath of this weekend's estate collapse at the indiana state fair where five people were killed and dozens injured those lingering questions focus on the safety of the structure why fans were not evacuated and whether anything could of been done to prevent the tragedy the stage collapsed onto a crowd of concertgoers awaiting a show by the country banned sugarland as a woman who captured the event and video spoke with cnn >>this could happen to members of my family we were a
steve sanders. >>and an dina bair we welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's and nancy loo is live in chicago's bronzeville neighborhood with a live report on that shooting >>the boy was out here willing to shoot hoops with anyone who was willing to play this park according to his parents was like his refuge until yesterday ... >>13 year-old darius brown died while playing the game that he loved ... his parents the devastated were somewhat comforted by the fact that he died while doing something he loved ... >>is mama sent him to all of the basketball camps he loved the game ... xp5>>someone opened fire from a car driving south on state street a dozen kids were playing ball with various at the time ... >> >>darius died hours later of one single gunshot wound to the chest he was a key player on the catholic school basketball team where he attended classis ... >>he believed that basketball would get him out of this community and we prayed for him that it would have ... >>is believed that certain surveillance video may be able
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